Monday morning arts news, February 6


Monday, February 6

• We’ve learned you’ll have one last chance on Monday to get a photo taken with a cool vintage camera. The Nomadic Photo Ark photographer will be roaming Centennial Campus, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (After all, their name DOES say they are nomadic.) Look for the crew from the Corner to Hunt Library, the Oval, Engineering II, and Textiles.

Tuesday, February 7 through Saturday, February 11

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Two new spring exhibitions are now open. Visit your museum! Galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday, February 7

• NC State LIVE School Matinee Series: Alphabet Rockers (day 1 of 2). 10 a.m. and noon. Stewart Theatre.

Wednesday, February 8

• NC State LIVE School Matinee Series: Alphabet Rockers (day 2 of 2). 10 a.m. and noon. Stewart Theatre.

• NC State LIVE Kidstuff Series: Public concert by Alphabet Rockers, winners of the 2023 GRAMMY Award for Best Children’s Music Album. 7 p.m. Stewart Theatre.

Thursday, February 9

• Gregg Museum of Art & Design: Morning yoga in the lobby. Free, but registration is required. 10 a.m. (UPDATE: This event is full.)

• Dance Program: Dance master class, free to NC State students, faculty and staff. Hula hoop dance with Zach Mckinney. Carmichael Dance Studio 2307. Learn more and register. 5:45 p.m.

Friday, February 10

• Crafts Center: Pop-up exhibition for the Nomadic Photo Ark residency at Raleigh Founded on Centennial Campus, 5 to 7 p.m.

• University Theatre: The Wright Way. Reading #1 of What We Grew Up With by Kiran Soma, winner of the 2022-23 Creative Artist Award in theatre. 7 p.m. Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre.


• Student Artists Think and Create: Read about new student artwork from the 2022 Student Art Sale, along with several other pieces purchased since 2019, that can now be viewed in Talley Student Union.

• Registration is open for high school summer day camps in music. See the details.

• Announcing Dr. Scott’s Open Door: Dr. Doneka Scott, vice chancellor and dean for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs, will have monthly office hours in Talley to connect with students.

• The African American Cultural Center is presenting a two-day djembe drum and dance workshop for students on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 7 and 8, 3 to 5 p.m. each day. See the details and register.

• Free film screening: Talking Black in America – Roots is a celebration of African American resiliency, creativity and ingenuity. Presented by the Language and Life Project, the African American Cultural Center, and the NC State University Libraries. D.H. Hill Jr. Library Auditorium. Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. Learn more and register here.

• 28 Days of Love: Black Book Blitz Exhibit is a Black History Month and Valentine’s Day exhibit fusing literature and art by highlighting 28 Black authors who have written about the true meaning and essence of what it is to be Black and experience the varying forms of love. Witherspoon Student Center, Art Gallery. Opening reception Wednesday, Feb. 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m.


• Technician: Gregg Museum of Art and Design unveils lifetime of Aldwyth artwork. Technician assistant culture editor Jameson Wolf introduces a remarkable new exhibition that opened at the Gregg last Thursday.

• Technician: Pizza, Buses, Band: How NC State’s marching band covered two events in less than 24 hours. Technician writer Noah Teague shares how the Power Sound of the South pulled off playing for two games in two cities that started 16 hours apart.

• INDY Week: Children’s Music Program Kidznotes Overcame Pandemic Challenges, But Financial Struggles Persist. NC State LIVE audiences know Shana Tucker as an outstanding singer and cellist. By day, she recently took on the challenge of leading an organization – Kidznotes – that “catalyzes social change by providing comprehensive music education, leadership opportunities, and character-building experiences to children with the fewest resources and the greatest need.”

See a two-month list of campus arts events and exhibitions, posted on the first day of each month.